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Generations: The Art of the Family Documentary, AMNESP's third annual nonfiction film festival, begins Friday, March 21, 7:30 p.m., SAR Auditorium

Week of 14 March 2003· Vol. VI, No. 24

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American Academy of Arts and Letters awards to CFA prof, student, and alum

Recipients of the American Academy of Arts and Letters 2003 music awards include Steven Weigt, a CFA adjunct assistant professor of theory and composition, who will receive a $15,000 Goddard Liberson Fellowship, and Jorge Grossman (CFA’03), a doctoral student studying with Lukas Foss, and Melissa Mazzoli (CFA’02), who will each receive a Charles Ives Scholarship of $7,500. The academy, which was founded in 1898 to “foster, assist, and sustain an interest in literature, music, and the fine arts,” honors over 50 composers, artists, architects, and writers each year.

SAR student receives Schweitzer Fellowship

Occupational therapy master’s student Caroline Nemet (SAR’03) was awarded an Albert Schweitzer Fellowship for the 2003-04 school year. The community service fellowship is for graduate students in health-related fields who are dedicated to addressing unmet health needs in communities. Nemet will implement a life skills program for women in a Boston-area transitional shelter, working one-on-one with participants and facilitating group sessions in job preparation and time, household, and money management skills to build independent living and better parenting.

Join BUILD’s Love a Book drive

The Boston University Initiative for Literacy Development (BUILD) program, which provides elementary school students with tutoring and literacy-enhancing activities at 14 sites in Boston and Chelsea neighborhoods, is sponsoring a Love a Book drive during March. To find out more about the program or to donate a book, call 353-5192 or e-mail build@bu.edu.

Thousands raised at Row for Humanity fundraiser

The BU women’s crew team raised nearly $11,000 at its Row for Humanity fundraiser, held on February 28 at the GSU Link. Participating in the event were 40 athletes, including the mother of injured varsity athlete Abigail Drake (SAR’03), who drove from Vermont to row an hour for her daughter. BU’s Habitat for Humanity chapter will receive 10 percent of the profits.


13 March 2003
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